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Silence of an Ungrateful Nation

By Rajeewa Jayaweera Nine years ago to this day, guns in the north fell silent. LTTE terrorists who had ravaged the country for almost thirty years were defeated by members of armed forces and police. Over 25,000 officers and men made the supreme sacrifice. Many more thousands suffered serious injuries...


A Sugar Quoted Caveat from India?

by RAJEEWA JAYAWEERA Refined, sophisticated and articulate Dr Shashi Tharoor (ST hereafter), an accomplished and skilled international civil servant, was in Sri Lanka a few days prior to the Sinhala and Tamil New Year break. He delivered the key note address at Dinesh Weerakkody’s book ‘Ranil Wickremesinghe: A Political Biography’....